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Turkey

Turkey Bird Flu (H5N1) Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
Health > Bird Flu > H5N1 > Confirmed human cases 12 2006 5th out of 7
Health > Bird Flu > H5N1 > Confirmed human deaths 4 2006 6th out of 7
Health > Bird Flu > H5N1 > Recent animal cases Approximatley 32 outbreaks have been confirmed, including in villages near Izmir and Ankara. Recent outbreaks have effected some 32,244 poultry between 3 Jan. and 13 Feb. One outbreak in Elazig province (Merkez Isikyolu) occurred in a small-scale commercial (broiler) poultry flock. All the other outbreaks occurred in backyard (village) poultry flocks. In addition, H5 virus was detected in a swan in Bartin province, in two pigeons in Diyarbakir and Mardin provinces, in two starlings in Samsun province and in an owl and another wild bird in Tokat. Between 15 December 2005 and 15 February 2006, a total of 1,872,525 poultry were culled within and outside the outbreaks. 2006

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